Special Education · Study Skills

Reading

A few ideas to help with reading for revision or assignment research.

Special Education · Study Skills

Take a note…

Another blog in my study skills series. I've mentioned before how much I could have benefitted from the type of support that I now find myself providing to others. If I were to choose just one skill that could have transformed my school experience, it would probably be note taking. I still remember biology lessons… Continue reading Take a note…

Study Skills

Memory techniques

An introduction to memory techniques

Special Education · Study Skills

Revision

Another blog in the study skills series. Timing It's as important not to overload yourself as it is not to leave thing to the last moment... Start by working for 20 to 50 minutes at a time less and you won't have enough time to get stuck in and learn meaningfully, more and you'll risk… Continue reading Revision

Special Education · Study Skills

Planning and editing written work

A quick introduction to essay writing

Executive Function · Special Education · Study Skills

Supporting working memory at school

  Working memory (WM) is one of the cognitive executive functions (EF). WM and EF difficulties in general are factors in many neuro-developmental conditions. This makes so much of what happens at work, university, school or indeed many everyday situations more challenging than it needs to be. The good news is that there are plenty… Continue reading Supporting working memory at school